Smith & Wesson
New Departure Second Issue .32
Rare blue finish, 3" barrel
Estimated Year: 1888 Estimated value: $900.00
This New Departure, or otherwise known as a “Lemonsqueezer” dates to about 1888, and is a rare blue finish gun, 3” barrel, and all matching serial numbers, including the right grip panel. It has a high polish blue finish, and some case colors remain on the trigger. The box could be original to the gun but is unnumbered and the bottom of the end label has been torn away.